Diploma of Information Technology (Telecommunications Networking Engineering)

Codes: ICT50220 | CRICOS 111241D

Duration: 52 weeks

Course Overview

This qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge to work in a variety of information and communications technology (ICT) roles with established specialised skills in a technical ICT function. Graduates in these roles carry out moderately complex tasks in a specialist field, working independently, as part of a team or leading a deliverable with others. They may apply their skills across a wide range of industries, business functions and departments, or as a business owner (sole trader/contractor).

What You will Learn

You will study Information Technology topics and case studies as they apply to different Australian industries. There will be immersive hands-on practical work, using critical IT problem-solving skills, research, consultation, and collaborating with diverse teams.


Core Units

  • BSBCRT512 Originate and develop concepts
  • BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
  • BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team
  • ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organization
  • ICTICT532 Apply IP, ethics, and privacy policies in ICT environments
  • ICTSAS527 Manage client problems

Elective Units

  • ICTICT519 Develop detailed component specifications from project specifications
  • ICTNPL413 Evaluate networking regulations and legislation for the telecommunications industry
  • ICTNWK423 Manage network and data integrity
  • ICTNWK541 Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services
  • ICTPMG505 Manage ICT projects
  • ICTTEN519 Design network building projects
  • ICTNWK536 Plan, implement, and test enterprise communication solutions
  • ICTNWK540 Design, build, and test network servers
  • ICTNWK546 Manage network security
  • ICTICT518 Research and review hardware technology options for organizations
  • ICTNWK556 Identify and resolve network problems
  • ICTICT435 Create technical documentation
  • ICTNWK537 Implement secure encryption technologies
  • ICTICT522 Evaluate vendor products and equipment

Entry Requirements

  • The age range of the learner is a minimum of 18 years of age English Language/Literacy/Numeracy requirements.
  • All students are required to undertake a language, literacy, and numeracy (LLN) test mapped at ACSF level 3+ conducted by Melbourne Metropolitan College (MMC).
  • All students will undertake a pre-training review to identify their training needs through questions on previous education or training, basic computing skills, and interviews conducted by MMC enrolment officer.
  • Either a minimum IELTS (academic or general version) test score of 5.5 or equivalent for direct entry into this VET course. Note that IELTS results older than two years are not acceptable.
  • OR, Evidence that they have studied in English for at least five years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the blic of Ireland,South Africa, United Kingdom or United States.
  • OR, Evidence that, within two years of their application date, they have successfully completed in Australia a foundation course or a senior secondary certificate of education or a substantial part of a Certificate II or higher-level qualification, from the Australian Qualifications Framework.
  • OR, For some specific countries, students must do an English placement test with the college to be able to start their program.

Please Note: MMC will also accept equivalent test results from the following specified English language tests – TOEFL iBT, PTE Academic, and Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE). Specific academic requirements International students applying for Diploma level either off-shore or on-shore will need satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 12 OR Certificate IV or higher qualification.


  • Tuition Fee = $13,900 AUD
  • Material Fees =  $300 AUD
  • Enrolment Fees =  $300 AUD
  • Total Fees = $14,500 AUD

Career Opportunities

  • ICT Operations Administrator,
  • Network E-Business Coordinator,
  • Network Operations Analyst,
  • Network Security Coordinator,
  • Cybersecurity Officer
  • Cybersecurity Consultant

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Why Study with Melbourne Metropolitan College?


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